The Human Relations Commission (HRC) was established as a part of the City of Jackson government on November 19, 1963. The standing committees of the HRC are: "Community Needs, Labor and Industry, and Public Relations and Information."
The Michigan Department of Civil Rights investigates and resolves discrimination complaints and works to prevent discrimination through educational programs that promote voluntary compliance with civil rights laws.
The Lansing Association for Human Rights (LAHR) is one of the oldest LGBTQIA advocacy organizations in Michigan. Established in 1979, the organization has witnessed the progress and the set-backs in the work toward social, political and economic equality.
The National Lawyers Guild is the nation’s oldest and largest progressive bar association and was the first one in the US to be racially integrated. Contact Michigan's satellite office to request Legal Observers for protests and demonstrations.
Dedicated long term legal and advocacy project focused on advancing equality in the state of Michigan, operated by ACLU Michigan.
Provides education, victim services, and outreach that empowers LGBTQ+ neighbors throughout the state to live in safe communities, take care of families, and create positive impact by improving social, cultural, economic lives and well-being. Equality Michigan ensures underrepresented voices are amplified.
Each year, Justice for Our Neighbors transforms the lives of thousands of low-income immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers from around the world. Providing pro bono legal services to vulnerable immigrants living in Michigan communities.